Southeast Regional Rides and Events Alabama | Arkansas | Florida | Georgia | Kentucky | Louisiana | Mississippi | North Carolina | South Carolina | Tennessee | Virginia

Treasure Coast Ride of Silence Stuart, FL

Old 05-09-14, 01:57 PM
Tom Stormcrowe
Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset.
Thread Starter
Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: South Florida
Posts: 16,065

Bikes: Techna Wheelchair and a Sun EZ 3 Recumbent Trike

Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 21 Times in 16 Posts
Treasure Coast Ride of Silence Stuart, FL

Information Here

Treasure Coast Cycling Association (TCCA) is hosting its 2nd Annual Rideof Silence (RoS) to memorialize, honor, and raise awareness of the cyclist’s legal right to Share the Road. Florida consistently ranks at the top in the nation for motor vehicle versus cyclist injuries and fatalities, even though it’s only one-half the population of California, its nearest ranking contender.

The slow paced (12mph max.), short 6 mile Treasure Coast RoS, with escort provided by the Stuart Police Department, departs promptly at 7PM from Stuart City Hall (121 SW Flagler Ave.). Please pass the word, bring your family, friends, and co-workers. Mountain, road, cruiser, hybrids, and bikes of all kinds are welcome to participate, but helmets are mandatory.

The Ride of Silence is a global event, organized in 2003 in Dallas to honor endurance cyclist Larry Schwartz. Last year in 2013, there were 372 events, in all 50 states, and 26 countries, with our local Treasure Coast event hosting over 150 participants.

Over the last twelve months, there has been several more incidents as reported by the media of cyclists injured or killed in the local and surrounding areas. With some of these incidents involving hit-and-run drivers. This is a growing list adding to past TCCA President Donald Roseman, killed in April 2008 by a distracted driver, and Gary Zimmer, killed in February 2011 while riding in the bike lane crossing Jensen Beach Causeway.

The Ride of Silence, held on the third Wednesday of May during National Bike Month, is a free ride that asks participants to ride no faster than 12 mph, follow the rules of the road and remain silent during the ride. There are no sponsors and no registration fees.
. “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

"We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant
Tom Stormcrowe is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Advocacy & Safety
03-11-13 02:20 PM
Southern California
07-31-12 01:34 PM
Southern California
05-13-11 08:35 PM
Southern California
05-19-10 08:06 PM
Southern California
04-29-10 04:49 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2023 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.